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Comment Re: Or let us keep our hard-earned money (Score 4, Insightful) 565 565

The problem with subsiding solar is that it causes the market to compete for subsidies instead of produceing a good product.

Funny, never once heard that complaint about oil, but renewables come along and all of a sudden it's all hand-wringing and embarrassed shrugs...

Comment Re:Well, Trumka Loves Him (Score 1) 18 18

But you won't shut your useless trap. What are you up to, 10, 20 posts a day, all the same chickenshit "ha ha" crap recycled over and over:

Eh, we here are getting a good chuckle out of you all.

Thanks for the pull quote. You got nothing.

It's not that I mind you feebly jerking off in the corner, I mind that you think your shit don't stink.

Comment Re:Well, Trumka Loves Him (Score 1) 18 18

:-) We're not counting 2010, 2012, and 2014, right?

Not the way you are, no.

I mean, you know, because, like, congress is irrelevant?

More and more so by the day.

Bastards aren't worth shit.

I love how you can't stay on topic for more than a sentence. All breadth, no depth.

When did all our Bourbon Democrats

See, there's your problem in a nutshell. Starting with faulty premises will get you nowhere.

One last time: I hope you njoy being clever, because your attitude won't get you fuck all else.

Comment Re:Port it away from Java... (Score 1) 56 56

But seriously, when modded minecraft takes 6+ gigs

Yawn. Firefox alone accounts for anywhere between 1-3 GB with all my tabs.

This is on an i7-5820k and Nvidia GTX 970 with 32GB ram - a PC that ranks 97% world wide in 3dmark.

The plural of anecdote is not data. For example, on my setup, an FX-8320 with 8GB RAM,a GTX760, and not an SSD in sight runs Minecraft just fine with a couple of mods.

Last but not least, while I understand popularity and ubiquity inspire varying levels of contempt (I'm certainly not innocent on the issue), I've never really understood technical arguments against games. Sure, you have your Arkham Knights, which provided insurmountable problems for a not-insignificant percentage of buyers and deserve a critical look at the code.

Then you've got Minecraft, played by literally hundreds of millions of people with little to no problems, including my 8 year old niece on her potato PC.

There are many things which could be improved in Minecraft. Whether it's going to gobble up 2GB of Ram versus 3 or 4 or 6 isn't that high up on the list.

Like punning, programming is a play on words.